How Widespread Is Malware?

Microsoft is set to release research today showing, among other things, that its security tools find malicious software on about 1 in every 311 times it scans a PC.

The research is part of a major report on security trends that Microsoft plans to release Monday at its TechEd user conference in Boston.

Microsoft's data is remarkable because it comes from such a large sample group, the more than 270 million users of the Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool, which ships with Windows. - How Widespread Is Malware?

Linked by shanmuga Tuesday, 13th June 2006 12:37AM